Rapper Big Boogie among 24 arrested following a shooting on a Mississippi highway
Rapper Big Boogie among 24 arrested after shooting on a Mississippi highway – nine months after two people were shot dead at one of his concerts
- Shooting occurred on Interstate 55 near the Mississippi town of Coldwater on Thursday afternoon
- Tennessee-based rapper Big Boogie was among the 24 people arrested in connection to the incident
- In July of last year, two people were fatally shot at a Big Boogie concert in Como, Mississippi
Rapper Big Boogie is reportedly among 24 people who have been arrested following a shooting in Mississippi on Thursday.
The incident occurred on Interstate 55 near the town of Coldwater, just south of the Tennessee border, shortly before 1 pm.
One man was shot and injured inside of his car.
Police officers rushed to the scene where they impounded four cars and arrested 21 people.
Meanwhile, three additional people were taken into custody at a separate location.
The victim, who is in a stable condition, has not been publicly identified. However, officers have confirmed they recovered a firearm, sums of cash and ‘felony amounts of narcotics’ inside the victim’s vehicle.
One of the passenger inside the car has been confirmed to be a convicted felon.
No charges have yet been filed. The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation and the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics are leading the investigation.
Big Boogie, 24,is based in Memphis, Tennessee, and he has previously hit headlines over a shooting incident.
In July of last year, two people were fatally shot at a Big Boogie concert in Como, Mississippi. Two men were subsequently arrested and charged.
Rapper Big Boogie is reportedly among 24 people who have been arrested following a shooting in Mississippi on Thursday